FOSDEM 2019 February 2-3, 2019 Brussels, Belgium

Taking place, February 2-3, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium, FOSDEM offers open source and free software developers a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. Renowned for being highly developer-oriented, the event brings together some 8000+ geeks from all over the world. 

APRICOT 2019 February 18-28, 2019 Yuseong-gu, Daejeon South Korea

Representing Asia Pacific’s largest international Internet conference, Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT) draws many of the world’s best Internet engineers, operators, researchers, service providers, users and policy communities from over 50 countries to teach, present, and do their own human networking.

The ten-day summit consists of seminars, workshops, tutorials, conference sessions, birds-of-a-feather (BOFs), and other forums with the goal of spreading and sharing the knowledge required to operate the Internet within the Asia Pacific region.

APRICOT is a valuable opportunity for participants and sponsors to hear and contribute to discussions concerning current and developing Internet networking technologies and trends.

SCALE 17x March 7-10, 2019 Pasadena, CA

SCaLE 17X – the 17th annual Southern California Linux Expo – will take place on March 7-10, 2019, at the Pasadena Convention Center. SCaLE 16X expects to host 150 exhibitors this year, along with nearly 130 sessions, tutorials and special events.

SCaLE is the largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area.

FOSSASIA 2019 March 14-17, 2019 Singapore, Singapore

The FOSSASIA Summit, Asia’s leading Open Technology conference for developers, startups, and IT professionals, will take place from March 14-17, 2019 at the Lifelong Learning Institute Singapore.

During this conference, thousands of developers, technologists, scientists, entrepreneurs and artists get together to showcase latest technologies, communicate, exchange ideas, learn from each other, and collaborate. Topics range from information technology and Open Source software development to hardware and maker projects, open design tools, machine learning, DevOps, knowledge tools, and citizen science.

AsiaBSDCon 2019 March 21-24, 2019 Tokyo, Japan

AsiaBSDCon, a conference for users and developers on BSD based systems, will be held in Tokyo, on the 21-24 March, 2019. The conference is for anyone developing, deploying and using systems based on FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, DragonFlyBSD, Darwin and MacOS X. AsiaBSDCon is a technical conference and aims to collect the best technical papers and presentations available to ensure that the latest developments in our open source community are shared with the widest possible audience. Find out more here.

MENOG 19 March 31-April 4, 2019 Beirut, Lebanon

Members of the Foundation team will be participating in MENOG 19, taking place March 31-April 4, 2019.

BSDCan 2019 May 15-18, 2019 Ottawa, Canada

BSDCan is a technical conference for people working on and with BSD operating systems and related projects. It is a developers conference with a strong focus on emerging technologies, research projects, and works in progress. It also features Userland infrastructure projects and invites contributions from both free software developers and those from commercial vendors.  The Foundation is pleased to be the Tote Bag Sponsor.